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Internal Application: Winter/Spring 2024 - Intern, Office of the President

Office of the President | New York, NY | Internship | From $18.00 to $18.00 per hour

Job Description

Sesame Workshop’s Office of the President has an opening for a 2024 Winter/Spring Intern to provide administrative support and preparation for various projects including speaking engagements and events. The Intern will report to the Director, Special Projects & Donor Relations, assisting with special projects, including mailings to donors and prospects. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior or senior interested in hands-on, in-person learning experiences that involve administration, non-profit project management, and philanthropic development. The ideal candidate is proactive, well-organized, and adept at problem-solving, with a passion for Sesame Workshop’s mission and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Please note: Candidates should be currently enrolled and able to commit to two days (Tuesday/Wednesday or Wednesday/Thursday) approximately 14 hours per week, up to 24 hours per week with some flexibility to accommodate class schedule.


  • Provide administrative support within the Office of the President.
  • Update contact records and labels via Outlook, Salesforce, Excel, and Word.
  • Assist with special projects, including annual mailings, solicitation letters, gifts, & impact reports
  • Create mail merges and prepare packages for mailing.
  • Assist with technology and printing needs, copying, data entry list creations, invoicing, contracts, timesheets, orders, and approvals.
  • Help submit monthly expense reports via Concur, our travel & expense management system.
  • Handle incoming & outgoing mail, maintain filing system, order & organize supplies/premiums.
  • Assist with research, preparation, and notetaking for meetings, presentations, special projects, speaking engagements, and various events, including Sesame Workshop’s Annual Benefit.
  • Conduct donor research and utilize databases such as iWave for donor prospect management, including research, briefing materials, and cultivation strategy for the President's schedule.
  • Suggest social media concepts and help implement.
  • Perform other administrative tasks as needed.


  • Availability in person on Wednesdays is required.
  • Candidate must be currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidate must be able to commute to Sesame Workshop’s offices at 1900 Broadway.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other computer skills.
  • Proactive, well-organized, and adept at problem-solving and achieving goals using available resources and downtime effectively.
  • Enthusiasm, high energy, and a willingness to learn.
  • Social media savvy is a plus.

Department Overview

The Office of the President at Sesame Workshop provides essential administrative, logistical, resource planning, process improvement, and project management support to President Sherrie Westin and the Social Impact and Philanthropy (SIP) division. Sesame Workshop’s Philanthropic Development department is responsible for mobilizing resources for the organization's social impact programs globally.

About Sesame Workshop

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit media and educational organization behind Sesame Street, the pioneering television show that has been reaching and teaching children since 1969. Today, Sesame Workshop is an innovative force for change with a mission to help children everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. We’re active in more than 150 countries, serving vulnerable children through a wide range of media, formal education, and philanthropically funded social impact programs, each grounded in rigorous research and tailored to the needs and cultures of the communities we serve. For more information, please visit

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